Bureau of Meteorology issue bushwalker warning for Tasmania

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a bushwalker warning for parts of Tasmania’s western district on Saturday. 

A cold front approaching from the west is expected to cross the state on Saturday afternoon and evening, bringing a colder south-westerly change. 

The bureau is predicting cloud and a very high chance of rain for the western district on Saturday. 

Snow as low as 500 metres is expected during Saturday, causing hazardous conditions for bushwalkers. 

A ridge of high pressure, from a high centred over the Bight, will gradually move over the state on Sunday and will persist on Monday.

A westerly flow will develop over Tasmania as the high moves over Victoria on Monday.

The bureau will issue an updated warning at 11am on Friday. 

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